Following in the footsteps of Mozart and Haydn, George Onslow invented a middle way between the French and German
heritages. Although he was nicknamed 'the French Beethoven', Maude Gratton and Emmanuel Jacques give us the
opportunity, in these three sonatas for piano and cello, the opportunity to discover the true personality of this composer
whose music, with its highly individual colours, combines very operatic lyricism and theatricality, purely French elegance,
rhythmic vitality, and dazzling virtuosity..